South Florida Youth Inaugural Summit To Empower the Youth of South Florida- March 22-24, 2012 in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach Counties

Top Quote South Florida Youth Summit Creates a Space for Today's Youth To Become Community Builders and Leaders. End Quote
  • Miami, FL (1888PressRelease) February 07, 2012 - A collective group of South Florida organizations have come together to host the 2012 South Florida Youth Summit on March 22-24 for students in grades 6-12. This high impact and free motivational youth conference will provide a platform to help foster youth empowerment in the South Florida community. Keynote speakers include; renowned Dr. Cornel West, philosopher and Professor at Princeton University and Jeff Johnson, award winning journalist, social activist and political commentator on the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show. The South Florida Youth Summit provides the young people of South Florida inspiration and tools to set their path on becoming bright academic and community stars.

    "Our inaugural summit creates a platform for our young people to foster personal and professional development, develop social consciousness and create goals and critical leadership skills to become ambassadors of our future," states the South Florida Youth Summit co-chairperson, Adrian Freeman.

    The summit will take place over three days with events spanning the tri-county area. The schedule includes: Thursday, March 22, Dr. Cornel West featured at the "Distinguished Lecture Series" at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Boca Raton Campus;
    Friday, March 23, Political Activist Jeff Johnson will lead the Youth Symposium at Miami Carol City High School in Miami Gardens;
    Saturday, March 24, The Youth Summit will be held at FAU in Davie.

    Sponsors and Strategic partners include: Florida Atlantic University, Miami Carol City High School, Shutts & Bowen LLP, L.E.A.D, Adrian Speaks International, JNICK Management Group, LLC, Urban League of Broward County(YPN), Florida Virtual School, Reaching U Network, Inc., Pompano Beach Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc., and Academic Concepts Tutoring.

    Students can register to attend the summit for free

  • FB Icon Twitter Icon In-Icon
Contact Information